Watch: The political crisis around Lebanon perfectly explained in under just 5 minutes!

Lebanese Prime Minister took the world by surprise when he announced his resignation in Riyadh, . This short video perfectly explains the political crisis in . could be caught up in a conflict because of a tension that is rising between and . The Lebanese constitution strikes a balance between the different sects of the country: the president should be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister should be a Sunni Muslim, while the speaker of the parliament needs to be a Shia Muslim. Also, political parties in are divided into two groups: March 8 and March 14. Hariri’s resignation broke the political balance. He criticized for interfering in Lebanese and Arab affairs, and claimed that he is under a threat of assassination. The Lebanese President did not accept Hariri’s resignation since it is believed that he has been forced by to resign. The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Thamer Al Sabhan stated that is spreading terrorism in the region. and are competing for dominance in the Middle East. is caught up in a cold war between these two countries. Arab countries and have been agreeing lately to counter the aggression of . In September, conducted its largest military operation in twenty years in the South of against -backed . The President of the also joined the conversation. He said that the Trump Administration is working on sanctioning . What is ’s fate? Click


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